Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items for:

  • Political History x
Clear All

View:

Classical Greek OligarchyA Political History

Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

Matthew Simonton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174976
eISBN:
9781400885145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book thoroughly reassesses an important but neglected form of government in ancient Greece, the “rule of the few.” The book challenges scholarly orthodoxy by showing that oligarchy was not the ... More

Creating a ConstitutionLaw, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens

Creating a Constitution: Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens

Federica Carugati

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195636
eISBN:
9780691198712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195636.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

We live in an era of constitution-making. More than half of the world's constitutions have been drafted in the past half-century. Yet, one question still eludes theorists and practitioners alike: how ... More

Empire and RevolutionThe Political Life of Edmund Burke

Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke

Richard Bourke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175652
eISBN:
9781400873456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175652.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Edmund Burke (1730–1797) lived during one of the most extraordinary periods of world history. He grappled with the significance of the British Empire in India, fought for reconciliation with the ... More

The Loneliness of the Black RepublicanPragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

Leah Wright Rigueur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159010
eISBN:
9781400852437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159010.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Covering more than four decades of American social and political history, this book examines the ideas and actions of black Republican activists, officials, and politicians, from the era of the New ... More

The Weimar CenturyGerman Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

The Weimar Century: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Udi Greenberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159331
eISBN:
9781400852390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159331.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reveals the origins of two dramatic events: Germany's post-World War II transformation from a racist dictatorship to a liberal democracy, and the ideological genesis of the Cold War. The ... More

View: